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221.01     THE CUSTOMERS (Components of the Afterhour Courses at St.
221.01+(drinking after hours)
221.01+Saint Patrick's College, Maynooth: the chief Catholic seminary for priests in Ireland (a.k.a. Maynooth College)
221.02Patricius' Academy for Grownup Gentlemen, consult the annu-
221.02+Latin Patricius: Patrick (Saint Patrick)
221.02+annuary: priest who says annual masses
221.03ary, coldporters sibsuction), a bundle of a dozen of representa-
221.03+cold porter
221.03+colporteur: hawker of books, bibles, etc.
221.03+Cole Porter: American song writer (1893-1964)
221.03+sucking porter
221.04tive locomotive civics, each inn quest of outings, who are still
221.05more sloppily served after every cup final by
221.05+cup final: in sports, the last match of a cup competition
221.05+final cup
221.06     SAUNDERSON (Mr Knut Oelsvinger, Tiffsdays off, wouldntstop
221.06+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...Mr Knut...} | {Png: ...Mr. Knut...}
221.06+Danish øl: beer, ale
221.06+Danish svinge: to brandish
221.06+Colloquial tiff: petty quarrel; inferior liquor
221.06+Taff (Motif: Butt/Taff [.11])
221.06+wouldn't stop
221.07in bad, imitation of flatfish, torchbearing supperaape, dud half-
221.07+Danish bad: bath
221.07+Slang flat fish: simpleton, fool
221.07+Dutch aap: ape
221.07+VI.B.27.105c (b): 'apes bearing torches at Cena'
221.08sovereign, no chee daily, rolly pollsies, Glen of the Downs, the
221.08+Spanish noche: night
221.08+roly-poly: steamed jam pudding
221.08+Danish rullepølse: rolled meat sausage
221.08+Glen of the Downs, valley, Wicklow
221.09Gugnir, his geyswerks, his earsequack, his lokistroki, o.s.v.), a
221.09+Gungnir: Odin's spear
221.09+Loki, in Norse myth, caused Balder's death with mistletoe
221.09+Lucky Strike (cigarettes)
221.09+Danish o.s.v.: og saa videre: and so on
221.10scherinsheiner and spoilcurate, unconcerned in the mystery but
221.10+VI.C.18.012k (o): === VI.B.38.023d ( ): 'shrine' [601.32]
221.10+German Scheren: scissors
221.10+Anglo-Irish spoiled priest: a student for the priesthood but who has abandoned his studies
221.10+Anglo-Irish curate: assistant to a parish priest; assistant to a spirit grocer, barman
221.10+(mystery of the Holy Spirit)
221.11under the inflounce of the milldieuw and butt of
221.11+phrase under the influence: drunk
221.11+French Dieu: God
221.11+Butt [.06]
221.12     KATE (Miss Rachel Lea Varian, she tells forkings for baschfel-
221.12+Rachel and Leah: wives and nieces of Jacob
221.12+Isaac S. Varian: Dublin brush factory
221.13lors, under purdah of card palmer teaput tosspot Madam d'Elta,
221.13+(under the name of)
221.13+Anglo-Indian purdah: curtain, especially one used to screen women from the sight of men
221.13+divination by way of cards, palm lines, tea leaves
221.13+VI.B.33.006a (b): 'card palmer'
221.13+Hall: Random Records of a Reporter 167: (of a conjurer appearing in Dublin theatres) 'M. Guibal, formerly a French professor in a ladies' college in Dublin... was an unrivalled card-palmer, his dexterity and adroitness being marvellous'
221.13+card-palmer: one who conceals cards in his hand (in cheating or conjuring)
221.13+Slang tosspot: heavy drinker
221.14during the pawses), kook-and-dishdrudge, whitch believes wan-
221.14+Colloquial paws: hands
221.14+pauses (intermission)
221.14+drudge: a servant employed in menial work (in this case, dish-washing)
221.14+Dublin Pronunciation wan: one
221.14+one thing, that
221.15thingthats, whouse be the churchyard or whorts up the aasgaars,
221.15+Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu: The House by the Churchyard
221.15+Asgaard: the home of the gods in Norse mythology
221.16the show must go on.
221.17     Time: the pressant.
221.17+{{Synopsis: II.1.1.C: [221.17-222.21]: production credits — who supplied what}}
221.17+French pressant: urgent
221.18     With futurist onehorse balletbattle pictures and the Pageant
221.18+Futurist school of painting (20th century)
221.18+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...onehorse...} | {Png:}
221.18+Slang one-horse: on a small scale
221.18+Mark Twain: Huckleberry Finn 20: 'one-horse town'
221.19of Past History worked up with animal variations amid ever-
221.19+Everglades: mangrove swamp, Florida, United States
221.20glaning mangrovemazes and beorbtracktors by Messrs Thud and
221.20+German Beobachter: observer
221.20+German Beauftragter: representative, deputy
221.20+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...Messrs Thud...} | {Png: ...Messrs. Thud...}
221.20+VI.B.33.005b (b): 'blood & thunder'
221.20+Hall: Random Records of a Reporter 161: (of R.M. Levey describing his early experience of a theatre performance by Sir Henry Irving) 'I will never forget it... The play was one of the blood and thunder type, Jack Sheppard or Robert Macaire — I forget the title'
221.21Blunder. Shadows by the film folk, masses by the good people.
221.21+Anglo-Irish good people: fairies
221.22Promptings by Elanio Vitale. Longshots, upcloses, outblacks and
221.22+Italian elanio vitale: French élan vitale: vital impulse (term used by French philosopher Henri Bergson to represent the creative principle and fundamental reality immanent in all organisms and responsible for evolution)
221.23stagetolets by Hexenschuss, Coachmaher, Incubone and Rock-
221.23+to let
221.23+German Hexenschuss: stabbing pain at onset of acute lumbago (literally 'witch-shot')
221.23+French cauchemar: nightmare
221.23+Italian incubone: big nightmare
221.23+Old Norse Ragnarøkr: destruction of the Norse gods
221.24narrag. Creations tastefully designed by Madame Berthe Dela-
221.24+Bertha Delimita: Joyce's niece
221.24+French à la mode: in fashion
221.24+George Harley: 18th century actor, performed in Dublin
221.25mode. Dances arranged by Harley Quinn and Coollimbeina.
221.25+Italian Arlecchino: Harlequin, Venetian mask [220.21]
221.25+James Quinn: 18th century Irish actor
221.25+cool limb
221.25+Italian Colombina: Columbine, female Italian mask, Arlecchino's or Pulcinella's sweetheart [220.21] (literally 'little dove')
221.25+Norwegian beina: the legs
221.26Jests, jokes, jigs and jorums for the Wake lent from the properties
221.26+jorum: large drinking vessel or contents
221.26+properties: articles required for a given theatre play (e.g. furniture, costumes, accessories)
221.27of the late cemented Mr T. M. Finnegan R.I.C. Lipmasks and
221.27+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...Mr T...} | {Png: ...Mr. T...}
221.27+Tim Finnegan
221.27+Royal Irish Constabulary
221.27+R.I.P.: rest in peace (Motif: P/K)
221.28hairwigs by Ouida Nooikke. Limes and Floods by Crooker and
221.28+French oui: yes
221.28+Ouida: pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé, a 19th century English romantic novelist
221.28+Russian odinokaya: lonely, single (feminine)
221.28+Russian da: yes
221.28+Danish ikke: not
221.28+Danish ikke nu: not now
221.28+limelights and floodlights
221.28+Kreuger and Toll: firm of match manufacturers
221.29Toll. Kopay pibe by Kappa Pedersen. Hoed Pine hat with
221.29+(Motif: P/K)
221.29+Dutch kopen: to buy
221.29+Danish pibe: pipe
221.29+cap-à-pie: head to foot
221.29+Kapp and Peterson: Dublin pipe and tobacco makers
221.29+Dutch hoed: hat
221.29+Danish hoved: head
221.29+Danish hovedpine: headache
221.30twentyfour ventholes by Morgen. Bosse and stringbag from
221.30+Italian ventole: fans
221.30+Dutch morgen: tomorrow; morning
221.30+Mrs J. Morgan, hat manufacturer, Grafton Street
221.30+Harriet Bosse: August Strindberg's third wife
221.30+Italian borse: bags
221.31Heteroditheroe's and All Ladies' presents. Tree taken for grafted.
221.31+hither and thither
221.31+Archaic heteroclite: irregular, abnormal
221.31+ALP (Motif: ALP)
221.31+Motif: tree/stone [.32]
221.32Rock rent. Phenecian blends and Sourdanian doofpoosts by
221.32+Matthew 27:51: 'and the rocks rent'
221.32+rack-rent: extortionate rent
221.32+Old Norse Ragnarøkr: destruction of the Norse gods
221.32+Venetian blinds
221.32+Motif: ear/eye (blind, deaf)
221.32+phrase blind as a bat [.33]
221.32+French sourd: deaf
221.32+Dutch doof: deaf
221.32+Dutch doofpot: extinguisher
221.32+phrase deaf as a post
221.33Shauvesourishe and Wohntbedarft. The oakmulberryeke with
221.33+French chauve-souris: bat
221.33+Chauve-souris mime troup
221.33+German Wohnbedarf: home furnishings
221.33+wild silkworms feed on oak leaves but are cultured on mulberry leaves
221.33+Dutch ook: also, eke
221.33+Dutch eik: oak
221.34silktrick twomesh from Shop-Sowry, seedsmanchap. Grabstone
221.34+Silken Thomas: 16th century Irish rebel
221.34+chop-suey: an American-Chinese dish of fried meat and assorted vegetables
221.34+French chauve-souris: bat
221.34+German Grabstein: gravestone
221.34+Gladstone bag
221.35beg from General Orders Mailed. The crack (that's Cork!) by
221.35+Anglo-Irish beg: little
221.35+G.O.M.: Grand Old Man: an epithet applied to Gladstone by his supporters
221.35+Slang crack: whore
221.35+Ulster Dialect crack: fun, amusement
221.35+(Joyce had a picture of Cork with a cork frame hanging in his flat, supposedly so that when people asked him what it was, referring to the uncommon frame, he could answer 'that's cork' with a double entendre)
221.36a smoker from the gods. The interjection (Buckley!) by the fire-
221.36+gods: the gallery in a theatre, and its occupants
221.36+Obsolete fireman: one who fires a gun (i.e. as Buckley did)
221.36+fire in pit (hell)

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